7. Step-Growth Polymerizations

  1. Yves Gnanou and
  2. Michel Fontanille

Published Online: 16 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470238127.ch7

Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers

Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers

How to Cite

Gnanou, Y. and Fontanille, M. (2007) Step-Growth Polymerizations, in Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470238127.ch7

Author Information

  1. Bordeaux, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
  2. Published Print: 8 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471725435

Online ISBN: 9780470238127

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Keywords:

  • step-growth polymerization;
  • bivalent monomer polymerization;
  • chain growth polycondensation and polymer chemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Characteristics of Step-Growth Polymerization

  • Polymerization of Bivalent Monomers

  • Polymerization of Monomers with Average Valence Higher than 2—“Gel Point”

  • Kinetics Of Step-Growth Polymerizations

  • Main Reactions Used in Step-Growth Polymerization

  • Literature